Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883-1933). King of Afghanistan from 15 October 1929 until his assassination in November 1933. Seen attending Independence Day celebrations on 19th August 1929. Original photo appeared as front cover of Illustration (French perodical) 9th September 1929.
Schoolchildren, wearing colours of the Indian national flag, celebrate Independence Day in Ahmedabad. India celebrates its 65th anniversary of the countrys independence from British rule on August 15 .